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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Jon a scrifas:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>“</span></font><font
size=2 color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial;color:black'>I took it, therefore, that "lew" in <st1:country-region
w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Jordan</st1:place></st1:country-region> (1611)
was indicative of a sound change between Middle and Late Cornish.</span></font><font
color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>”<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Unlikely, as Lhuyd
writes <<i><span style='font-style:italic'>liu</span></i>> and <<i><span
style='font-style:italic'>liụ</span></i>> for ‘colour’,
<<i><span style='font-style:italic'>bêụ</span></i>> ‘alive’
and <<i><span style='font-style:italic'>têụ</span></i>> ‘thick’.
That shows that old /iw/ remained distinct while old /ɪw/ and /ew/
coalesced.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Dan  <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>
Dr Jon Mills<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Friday, February 11, 2011
3:07 PM</span></font><font color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>The word for 'colour' is
attested as follows.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Pascon agan Arluth: lyw.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Ordinalia: lyv, lyw.<br>
I took it, therefore, that "lew" in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region
 w:st="on">Jordan</st1:country-region></st1:place> (1611) was indicative of a
sound change between Middle and Late Cornish.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Ol an gwella,<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:black'>Jon<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>_____________________________________
<br>
Dr. Jon Mills, <br>
<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName
 w:st="on">Kent</st1:PlaceName></st1:place><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><font size=2 color=black
face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><font size=2 color=black
face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:black'>-----Original Message-----<br>
From: nicholas williams <njawilliams@gmail.com><br>
To: <st1:PersonName w:st="on">Standard Cornish discussion list</st1:PersonName>
<spellyans@kernowek.net><br>
Sent: Fri, Feb 11, 2011 1:18 pm<br>
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] lyw & lew<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=black
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:black'>And then there is also the question of Tregear's <lew>
'flood' and <lew> 'colour' in CW.</span></font></span><font size=2
color=black face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Arial;color:black'> <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=black
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:black'>The form <i><span style='font-style:italic'>lew</span></i>
'colour' means that the minimal pair <i><span style='font-style:italic'>liu</span></i>
~ <i><span style='font-style:italic'>leu</span></i> may not be so.</span></font></span><font
size=1 color=black face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;
font-family:Georgia;color:black'><br>
</span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font size=2 color=black
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:black'>....</span></font></span><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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